|1. A user account allows employees to connect to the organisation's system to utilise their information assets to perform business functions.
2. A user account is a location on a network server used to store a computer username, password, and other information. A user account allows or does not allow a user to connect to a network, another computer, or other share. Any network that has multiple users requires user accounts. A good example of a user account is an Internet or your e-mail account.
Source: (Computer Hope, 2017)